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Elena Seoane is a partner in DEMLANG, an international research project funded by the Academy of Finland

Elena Seoane is a partner in the research consortium DEMLANG (‘Democratization, Mediatization and Language Practices in Britain, 1700–1950’). DEMLANG has recently been awarded funding from the Academy of Finland (ref. 295381/295383; €560,000, for the period 2016-2020). The consortium parties are Päivi Pahta (University of Tampere) and Minna Palander-Collin (University of Helsinki), together with international partners [...]

 

The LVTC team has obtained a competitive postdoctoral contract ‘Juan de la Cierva’

It was announced today that David Tizón Couto, a member of the LVTC team, has been awarded a competitive postdoctoral two-year contract ‘Juan de la Cierva – Incorporación’, funded by the National Programme for Excellence in Scientific and Technical Research (Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness). David was one of the 11 successful applicants (out [...]

 

New postgraduate grant obtained by a junior ELC member

It was announced today that Paula Márquez Caamaño (PCC team) has been awarded a competitive four-year FPU grant from the Spanish Ministry of Education. Paula’s PhD advisors are J. Carlos Acuña-Fariña and Isabel Fraga. Congratulations!

 

A new postgraduate grant awarded to a junior ELC member

It was announced yesterday that Daniela Pettersson-Traba (VLCG team) has obtained a competitive three-year postgraduate grant (ref. ED481A-2016/168) from the Regional Government of Galicia, to prepare a PhD under the supervisión of María José López-Couso. Congratulations!

 

The VLCG team has just launched the Corpus of Historical English Law Reports 1535-1999 (CHELAR)

The Corpus of Historical English Law Reports (CHELAR) is a specialised corpus consisting of law reports and judicial decisions dating from the period 1535–1999. It enables researchers to investigate a legal text type which is not included in any other diachronic corpus existing to date – apart from ARCHER 3.2, also compiled by the VLCG team as [...]

 

Evelyn Gandón-Chapela has brilliantly defended her PhD dissertation

On 12th April Evelyn Gandón-Chapela, a member of the LVTC team, was awarded the degree of Doctor of Philosophy, on completion of her dissertation entitled A corpus-based analysis of post-auxiliary ellipsis in Modern English. Evelyn’s research was supervised by Dr Javier Pérez-Guerra; the international examination board was comprised of Professor Anne Abeillé (Université Paris Diderot [...]

 

Evelyn Gandón-Chapela obtains a position at the University of Cantabria

Evelyn Gandón-Chapela, a member of the LVTC team, has recently obtained a position as Lecturer (‘Ayudante’) at the University of Cantabria. Many congratulations to Evelyn, her PhD advisor Javier Pérez-Guerra and the LVTC team!

 

Paula Rodríguez-Puente receives the Faculty of Philology Extraordinary PhD Award

It was recently announced that Paula Rodríguez-Puente, a member of the VLCG team now based at the University of Oviedo, has received the Extraordinary PhD Award 2012-2013 from the Faculty of Philology at the University of Santiago de Compostela. Paula’s dissertion examined, from a corpus-based perspective, the development of phrasal verbs in British English from 1650 to 1990. Her PhD [...]

 

Carlos Prado-Alonso has been appointed panel convenor by AELINCO

At the 8th International Conference of the Spanish Association for Corpus Linguistics (AELINCO), held at the University of Málaga on 2-4 March 2016, Carlos Prado-Alonso was appointed scientific convenor of the panel “Corpus-based studies of variation and linguistic change”, for a three-year term. Carlos, a member of the VLCG team now based at the University of Oviedo, succeeds [...]

 

Paula Rodríguez-Abruñeiras obtains a position at the University of Valencia

Paula Rodríguez-Abruñeiras, a member of the VLCG team, has just obtained a position as ‘Ayudante Doctor’ at the Department of English and German at the University of Valencia. Many congratulations to Paula, her PhD advisor María José López-Couso and the VLCG team!